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Jamek Josef

The estate is located in the commune of Joching in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Wachau, Attached is a restaurant with a view of the vineyards and the neighboring one Danube, The origins go back to 1910 when Anton Jamek bought the first vineyards and barrels. The company was expanded by his son Josef Jamek (1919-2011) and expanded to today's size. In 1983 he was one of the founding fathers of the association Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus, The acquisition of the reindeer predestined for Riesling was trend-setting in 1959 Klaus, From there he filled the first Riesling in 1960 unmixed, pure and natural. That was a very brave and innovative decision at the time. Josef Jamek is considered a pioneer and doyen of the Austrian wine scene. The winery is often referred to as "JJJ", which stands for Josef, Jamek and Joching. The business has been run by Hans Altmann (son-in-law) and his wife Jutta since 1996.

The vineyards cover 25 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Achleiten Freedom Hochrain. Klaus. Kollmitz, Liebenberg, Marienfeld, Pichl and Stein am Rain. You are with the white wines Riesling. Green Valtellina, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay and yellow muscatel, as well as the red wine varieties Zweigelt and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Planted. Viticulture close to nature is practiced. The grape harvest is carried out with 100% selective hand picking. The expansion takes place according to the old Wachau tradition, which means complete fermentation of the musts with the grape's own yeasts until natural fermentation stops. The musts ferment in stainless steel tank then the wines mature in large wooden barrel,

Premium wines include Grüner Veltliner and Riesling in the qualities Steinfeder, Federspiel and Smaragd. The winery is a member of Vinea Wachau Nobilis Districtus, When Josef Jamek retired in 1996, the distillery was taken over by his grandson Markus Wieser and spun off as an independent company "Destillerie Wieser". The “YYY” on some of the bottle labels on the brandy reminds of the origin.

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